• Hedda (1975)

Hedda

Release Date: 1975

PG |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Returning from her honeymoon with her husband, scholar Jorgen (Peter Eyre), the cold and manipulative Hedda Gabler (Glenda Jackson) is unmoved by the sacrifices he's made to provide her with an elegant home. But when she learns that Jorgen's rival for a university position, Ejlert (Patrick Stewart), has made a surprising comeback with a recent publication, she's quick to push him back into his former alcoholism, steal the sequel to his book and even encourage the writer to kill himself.

Cast: Glenda Jackson, Timothy West, Patrick Stewart, Peter Eyre, Jennie Linden, Constance Chapman, Pam St. Clement

Director: Trevor Nunn

Genres: Drama

Keywords: House, Husband, Rivalry, Revenge, Competition, Fascinating, Wife, Love triangle

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Nominated Actress
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama